Pafolacianine Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 22, 2023.
Applies to pafolacianine: intravenous solution.
The more commonly reported adverse reactions have included nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, flushing, dyspepsia, chest discomfort, pruritus, and hypersensitivity.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Nausea (15%), vomiting (5.8%), abdominal pain (2.7%)
Common (1% to 10%): Dyspepsia
Common (1% to 10%): Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity was reported in 1% of patients; the type of hypersensitivity is not further defined.
Chest discomfort was reported in 1% of patients; flushing was reported in 1.7% of patients.
Common (1% to 10%): Chest discomfort, flushing
Common (1% to 10%): Pruritus
Infusion reactions were reported in 2.4% of patients; these reactions included nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, flushing, dyspepsia, chest discomfort, and pruritus.
Common (1% to 10%): Infusion reactions
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